Deep Structure of North West Europe from Deep Seismic Profiling: the Link Between Basement Tectonics and Basin Development

  1. W. Mohriak and
  2. M. Taiwani
  1. Richard W. England

Published Online: 22 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM115p0057

Atlantic Rifts and Continental Margins

Atlantic Rifts and Continental Margins

How to Cite

England, R. W. (2000) Deep Structure of North West Europe from Deep Seismic Profiling: the Link Between Basement Tectonics and Basin Development, in Atlantic Rifts and Continental Margins (eds W. Mohriak and M. Taiwani), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM115p0057

Author Information

  1. Department of Earth Sciences, Bullard Laboratories, University of Cambridge, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900988

Online ISBN: 9781118664490

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Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Basement Reactivation and the Distribution of Strain Within the Lithosphere

  • Basement Structure of the UK and Surrounding Continental Shelf

  • Basement Evolution North and West of Scotland

  • The Deep Structure of the North Sea Rift System

  • Conclusions